Canadian author Robertson Davies wrote during the decade that "the love that dare not speak its name" referencing the famous Lord Alfred Douglas quotation, also quoted by Oscar Wilde during his court case in "has become the love that won't shut up. Theory, research, and clinical applications. Daily Mail. Senator Joseph McCarthy used accusations of homosexuality as a smear tactic in his anti-Communist crusadeoften combining the Second Red Scare with the Lavender Scare. In addition there is an abundance of evidence to sustain the conclusion that indulgence in acts of sex perversion weakens the moral fiber of an individual to a degree that he is not suitable for a position of responsibility. BBC News.
Introduction Gay rights prior to the 20th century The beginning of the gay rights movement The gay rights movement since the midth century.
We are everywhere: Legal recognition of same-sex relationships also varies greatly. They were denied service at the Greenwich Village tavern Julius, resulting in much publicity and the quick reversal of the anti-gay liquor laws.
Attitudes toward homosexuality have changed in developed societies in the latter part of the 20th century, accompanied by a greater acceptance of gay people into both secular and religious institutions.